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Liz Mullen

Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Doha GOALS Exec Producer Says Forum Will Explore Global Options After L.A. Success

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 15

The Doha GOALS Forum will most likely be held in Doha next year, but the advisory board will explore several possibilities for the global sport conference, including holding it in other countries and hosting regional conferences, said Richard Attias, executive producer of the forum. A decision on th...

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Tags: Events and Attractions, Middle East, North America

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SportsBusiness Journal: Excel to rep QB Matt Ryan off the field

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has signed with Excel Sports Management partners and agents Alan Zucker and Mark Steinberg for marketing work and all off-the-field endeavors. Zucker, the marketing agent to NFL quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning, will lead Ryan’s representation at Exc ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Marketing Butler

N ew England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler has hired Lundy Marketing Group to help handle the flood of endorsement and speaking offers that have followed his game-winning interception in the Super Bowl. Butler, a free agent rookie whos ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Daily: Roc Nation Sports Adding More Clients, Agents

Roc Nation Sports may have ended its partnership with CAA Sports, but it is growing on its own, both by adding new clients as well as new agents. The sports agency, founded by rap mogul Jay Z, will be announcing that it is hiring an experienced NFL agent to head its football division and an exp ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, Roc Nation Sports

SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPI Forms Partnership With Entrepreneur.com

NFL Players Inc., the marketing and licensing arm of the NFLPA, has formed a partnership with Entrepreneur.com, in which former and current players can write stories and contribute content to the website. Players will share their own success stories and experiences of what to do and not to do i ...

Tags: NFL, Media

SportsBusiness Daily: Andrew Smith Officially On NFLPA Ballot

Andrew Smith, a Philadelphia-based attorney who publicly declared his candidacy for NFLPA Exec Dir last week, said yesterday that he has been notified by union officials that he will be on the ballot for the election in March. Smith, who has represented dozens of pro athletes in legal work, inc ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

SportsBusiness Daily: NBC Sports Radio To Air All Triple Crown Races

NBC Sports Radio will broadcast all three Triple Crown horse races for the first time this year. The network already airs the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes on television, but had previously not covered them on radio. NBC Sports Radio launched in September '12, is produced and d ...

Tags: Media, NBC

SportsBusiness Journal: Goldstein takes lead WNBPA role

When attorney Evie Goldstein first walked into the conference room where players were interviewing candidates to be the Women’s National Basketball Players Association’s director of operations, the first thing New York Liberty forward Swin Cash noticed was her size. “To be hones ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Montag helps Albert with NBC deal

When NBC approached Marv Albert about becoming the blow-by-blow announcer for its new Saturday night boxing programming, Albert knew it was going to be a delicate negotiation. Albert is under long-term contracts with both CBS for college basketball and Turner Sports for college basketball and the ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Labor & Agents: Regulation overhaul

T he NFL Players Association will update the agent community on its plans to overhaul the regulations governing contract advisers at the NFL combine this week, NFLPA President Eric Winston said. Winston and members of the NFLPA’s Comm ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Philly-Based Attorney Latest NFLPA Candidate

Andrew Smith, a sports and labor attorney who has represented 56 pro athletes -- including NFL players -- in legal matters, became the latest candidate to publicly declare he is running for the NFLPA Exec Dir position. Smith, founder and owner of Philadelphia-based law firm Smithbridge, LLP, jo ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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